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We will endeavour to answer all queries within a 24 hour period. If your request is of a more urgent nature please contact the school office on: 01457 872 072.

High Street
Uppermill, OL3 6BU
United Kingdom


Current Vacancies

Thank you for the interest you have shown in working at Saddleworth. This information is provided to give you an insight into our school. We hope after reading through this you share our ethos, vision and aspirations and choose to make an application.

Required from September 2019

Assistant Headteacher

Data and systems

L13 – 17

For September 2019 (or sooner) we are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher and leader who shares our commitment to providing a humanising education that challenges all pupils to be the best they can be. If you are creative, energetic and reflective and want to take a lead role in a vibrant forward looking school where children and their learning come first, then this is the job for you!

 For an informal discussion or to visit the school please contact Dave Watson - Associate Headteacher.

Application forms are available at: or contact the school by telephone: 01457 872072, or email:

Please return completed application forms to Mrs P Price – Business Support Assistant (HR & Payroll).

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

CLOSING DATE:  Thursday 7th March 2019, 11.00 am

 INTERVIEWS: w/c 11th March 2019

Essential Files


Job Information Pack
Download the job information pack available for the post you are interested in, and also the essential files above. All current vacancies are displayed at the top of the page.

Application Documents
Please complete the application form above and attach an accompanying letter of support written to Headteacher, Mr M Milburn, maximum two sides of A4 font 12, addressing the following points:

  • Why you are interested in this post and how you have prepared yourself so far.

  • What contributions you feel you can make to pupils’ development within our school.

  • Any particular areas of strength and expertise you feel you may have.

We will be unable to process applications with missing elements.

If you have any difficulty downloading the application forms, please contact Mrs P Price at the school to request a hard copy by post. Our telephone number is: 01457 872072

On the application form you are asked to nominate two referees, one of whom must be your present employer. Close relatives are not accepted as referees, and two referees from the same school or organisation will not be accepted. 

The process of calling for references is an important element of Safer Recruitment and therefore applications with nominated referees that do not meet the above rules will be rejected. Please take care to make sure your referees will be acceptable.

Sending Your Application
Please email your application to with a clear reference to the post you are applying for in the subject line.

If you are unable to email your application, you may post your application to the address below with the envelope clearly marked with the post you are applying for.

Mrs P Price
Saddleworth School.
High Street,

If you choose to send your application by more than one method, then please indicate this on each copy that you send.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. As we receive a large number of applications for each post advertised, unfortunately we cannot provide feedback to individual candidates as to why they were not short-listed for interview.

How to find out about vacancies at Saddleworth School
All vacancies are posted on this website. Teaching posts are also advertised on TES online. You can also register to receive emails when vacancies arise.